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How To Get Started with Specialty Contact Lenses

how to get started with specialty contact lenses

At Vision Expo East, Drs. Patricia Fulmer and Steven Turpin sat down to discuss how Optometrists can get started with specialty contact lenses and related services in their practices. What exactly are specialty contact lenses? “I define specialty lenses as anything that’s not off the rack,” says Turpin. “It’s sclerals, …

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4 Myths of Orthokeratology: Fiction and Fact

4 Myths of Orthokeratology Fiction and Fact

This is the first installment in a series on orthokeratology (ortho-k). The goal is to dispel some of the myths surrounding it as a vision correction technique. Part two will cover some of the obstacles ortho-k needs to overcome to get itself to the next level in the US market. …

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Handling Children and Contact Lenses

Matt Geller, OD, sat down with Linda Chous, OD, who shares great tips on handling children and contact lenses and how to use this demographic to develop a niche practice. “Usually around middle school, kids start wondering about contact lenses,” Chous says. And some parents want to know what the …

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My 5 Favorite Contact Lenses for 2018

Here are the contact lenses that I routinely prescribe. It is difficult to classify what top contact lenses are; however, I have found that these particular lenses tend to accommodate the specific needs of my patients and garner the most positive reviews and feedback from my patients who wear them. …

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Hubble Contact Lenses – 4 Things To Consider

You know the old saying if it’s too good to be true then it probably is? The same might be said about Hubble contact lenses. Forbes Magazine recently ran a feature on the founders of Hubble contact lenses and their goal of disrupting the contact lens industry. According to the …

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The Power of the Bandage Contact Lens

There are many innovative applications of the bandage contact lens that can make a big difference in certain situations. A bandage contact lens (BCL) is one of the simplest and most powerful instruments available to eye doctors to heal a problematic cornea. Surprisingly, many eyecare providers underutilize this amazing tool. …

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